Posts Tagged:Fall Feast

Christmas and Easter: The Two Holiest Days of the Year?

Traditionally in our culture many people celebrate Christmas and Easter to honor and worship God.  These two days are all most of us have ever known when it comes to Holy Days to honor God and his son.  Nearly every store, school, office, and church decorates and goes all out for these days every year. …

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A Child’s Participation in Yom Kippur

As a mother of a seven and ten-year-old, it is my heart’s desire that my children understand the significance of this appointed time. It’s the holiest day of the year and one of the most somber. Yom Kippur is a Shabbat, but in addition to it being a day to rest, it is a day…

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Our Children Need to Hear the Sound of the Shofar

Yom Teruah (The Feast of Trumpets), is the fifth appointed time of YHWH. In Judaism, it has become known as Rosh Hashanah or the turn/head of the (civil) year. It is celebrated on the first day of the seventh month, the Biblical month of Tishri, at the time of a new moon. Yom Teruah is…

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Feast of Trumpets

The Feast of Trumpets (Yom Teruah) or Rosh Hashanah (Head of the Year) is the first of the three Fall Feast.  It can be hard to know when this Feast starts if your calendar is based on the sighting of the first sliver of the moon because this Feast falls on the first day of…

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Hanukkah (GUEST POST)

Let’s get this straight from the beginning: Hanukkah is not the Jewish Christmas. Although some have turned it into something along these lines in recent years, Hanukkah is completely unassociated with the commercial trappings and materialism our Western culture has transformed it into. It is the yearly celebration which remembers God’s redemption of Israel from…

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Day of Atonement

This day is known as Yom Kippur in Hebrew but is also called the Day of Atonement, the Day of Judgment, and the Sabbath of Sabbaths. Yom Kippur falls on the 10th day of Tishri, and it is a High Sabbath, so no work is to be done on this day. Yom Kippur is not…

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